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Correspondence on the Schmidt Telescope, 1947 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/138

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the proposed 25-36½-inch Schmidt Telescope for Dome C at Herstmonceux, including correspondence with Cox, Hargreaves and Thomson Ltd concerning the telescope; correspondence with Pilkington Bros. Ltd regarding glass disks for use on a Schmidt Telescope, 1947-1957; a photograph from Pilkington Bros. Ltd showing disk 22, 36¾-inch by 6 7/8-inch, after grinding, March 1951; a photograph from Pilkington Bros. Ltd showing disk 22, 37½-inch by 7¼-inch, before grinding, 17 March 1950; and a plan and section from Pilkington Bros. Ltd of disk 22, 14 September 1949.


  • Creation: 1947 - 1957



1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 11:55:29+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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